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Kira Onsen

Kira Onsen

~ What´s about ~

This hot spring with its wonderful view of the sea has been popular since the Meiji Era, and gave rise to a small spa-resort in the 1930s. The chloride thermal water helps against neuralgia, muscle aches, and fatigue. Spend a leisurely afternoon in the open-air bath and take in the ocean view. Of course the food is great, too: Enjoy the taste of fresh seafood from Mikawa Bay!

Kira Onsen
Kira Waikiki Beach
Kira Onsen
Shiro Ozaki Memorial Hall
Kira Onsen
Clam Digging

Sightseeing spots & tourist facilities in Kira

  • Kira Waikiki Beach

    Kira Waikiki Beach

    Palm trees swaying in the breeze along some 570 meters of sandy beach lend Kira Waikiki Beach the atmosphere of a tropical resort. Fully equipped with changing rooms, showers, and You can play with small children with confidence.

  • Konrenji Temple Hall

    Konrenji Temple Hall

    One of the Mikawa Seven Temples built by the order of Yoritomo Minamoto in the Kamakura Period, this is the oldest wooden building in Aichi Prefecture. Enshrined within the temple is Amida Sanzon-zo (the statue of Amida Triad), designated a Cultural Property by Aichi Prefecture.


Shiro Ozaki Memorial Hall

Shiro Ozaki Memorial Hall

A small exhibit in what used to be the study of the nationally famous novelist Shiro Ozaki (1898 – 1964) author of jinsei gekijō, “Life’s Theater”, and other works.

Old Kasuya Merchant Residence

Old Kasuya Merchant Residence

The mansion of a prosperous family of merchants and agronomists from the Edo period. Designated a protected cultural treasure of Aichi Prefecture, you can tour dozens of rooms and store houses, with many period household goods, business tools, and trade goods on display.

Kezō-ji

Kezō-ji

This old Buddhist temple features a wooden statue of Yoshio Yoshida, who is enshrined within.



Sea kayak tour

Sea kayak tour

The calm waters of Mikawa Bay are perfect for swimming or sea kayaking.

海釣り

Sea Fishing

Mikawa Bay is a treasure trove of fish, and the offers coastal and open water fishing all year round.

Kira Aibajio Salt-making Museum

Kira Aibajio Salt-making Museum

Learn about the history of salt production in Nishio and make your own salt from sea water.